Create a romantic mood, help to focus and give a sense of celebration - all under the power of an additional light source.
Worthy of their representatives are LED reading lamps, which have been widely used due to its versatility. But their variety on the lighting market is amazing, and I want to choose a worthy option, is not it?
We can help you cope with this task - in this article we consider the existing variety of table lamps, highlighting their features and benefits.
Also present detailed guidelines for choosing the appropriate option based on individual needs and mention the best foreign and domestic manufacturers of LED lighting instruments.
The content of the article:
Types and purpose of the instrument
- Features of use of the lamp
- Classification table lamps
Selection rule table light source
- What to look for in the first place?
- Additional features of devices
Review of the best producers
- Foreigners in the Russian market
- Overview worthy domestic companies
- Conclusions and useful videos on the topic
Types and purpose of the instrument
Gone are the days of boring metal fixtures, standing on the desk of each student. This detail of the interior, in the past the same dull, changed in appearance and got a lot of options.
Features of use of the lamp
A wide range gives the freedom to choose, but at the same time creates certain difficulties - what specifically the lamp can justify the high expectations?
It is important to understand that the desktop device is an additional source, which should in no way replace the main light. Moreover, it is initially to delineate the scope of its use, prioritize.
This is wrong, if the owner expects that the lamp will act as a decorative element in the style of Provence and at the same time will become an assistant in the performance of first-graders homework.
In everyday life it is often required to provide a full coverage of the workplace to be able to work with papers, tie or make a sketch. In such cases, you have to choose a model with multiple modes
Another thing, when it comes to students - for the child will choose a simpler model with the ability to adjust the brightness of the light. It is important to pay special attention to the safety of the appliance
If the lamp is necessary to maintain the interior subjects, first of all pay attention to the design. It must fit harmoniously into the created stylistic composition, it is advantageous to put the emphasis on certain elements
alignment option - when the lamp is periodically used for its intended purpose, for example, when making a chic manicure nail-style. At the same time the device should fit the style of the room
Full coverage of the workplace
Table lamp for student
The lamp should fit harmoniously into the interior
Table lamp for manicure
Scope of the lamp determines the requirements for the external design, size and functionality. And there are plenty to choose - a number of worthy manufacturer offers original, elegant and multi-functional products.
Special niche in the market for LED products occupy smart appliances, able to understand the ownership and receive commands from a distance. More about smart lamps, their device and the features we We are talking here.
Depending on the wishes of the user lighting device can serve as a night light on the bedside table or to take the place of honor next to a laptop
Classification table lamps
Sources of additional lighting, in addition to the domestic sphere, can be used in the design of cafes, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and other establishments.
To create a work environment and increase productivity in the office is also used lighting to help focus on working moments. To do this, select sources, producing a cold white light. More particularly select the color temperature of the lamp and the perception of the human eye color we discussed in this article.
The range of warm white light to relax - this is ideal for communicating with a cup of your favorite drink or reading a new small volumes of literature. A cold colors quickly tire, but allows you to collect your thoughts and clearly solve the problem
All desktop versions of LED devices are divided into three groups depending on the type of network connection:
- with wires;
- without wires;
The third version of the universal - if you can get the power from the network, use the wire. Otherwise - no.
When, for example, power supply suddenly stopped, the lamp can be switched to operation on batteries. For this purpose on the body of many models provided lever or button
In the second case, the lamp is equipped with a battery, allowing to work without a network connection. However, limited resource capacity of the battery, after the exhaustion of which it will have to make up.
The first option - it is a classic example of a volatile product. To function, it consumes electricity.
Desktop lighting can be classified by the type of attachment. Conventionally obtained 4 groups.
Stand or base - an easy option when the product is securely fastened to the table surface due to its weight and rather weighty platform
Convenient solution, especially for a small table lamp - clothespin. additional lighting source can be attached anywhere - on a shelf, table or chair handrail
The clamp is useful for the original models in high-tech style. This type of attachment can be used as a stand absolutely any surface. Even multi-level pencil-box may be a lamp base
Option clamp / base - universal. With such a device comes bundled type 2 attachment - a base-stand and clamp. The user can select any of them as needed
fixing lamp type - stand / base
The lamp on the clothespin
Clamp as fastening
Universal mounting - + clamp base
Another feature, on which desktop model can be divided into 2 groups - a light bulb.
She may be:
In the first case, the customer is offered a ready model of lamp with built-in LEDs certain power. Accordingly, the burnout of any of the diodes entire device fails.
In the second embodiment, the bulb is screwed into the socket, is available in the structure. If it stops working, the purchase of a new much cheaper purchase of the luminaire. It is important that its power does not exceed that which is able to withstand the product.
An important criterion is the type of lamp control. On it depends the ease of use and, of course, cost.
Modern and comfortable control option - sensor. To turn on / off enough to touch the sensitive area with your finger product, and it will immediately respond
Familiar and intuitive element - button. This is a mechanical version of the make / break contacts. It is simple to use, and many manufacturers use the buttons in their models
Managing the lamp via radio control or telephone, which is required to download and install the application. Here you can specify various commands to control the operation of several table lamps
Rope or string - the original governing body used in the design models. Most often it is important for lighting in retro style
Comfortable touch control option
lamp control button
Management table lamp work with your phone
Lace for inclusion in retro lamps
Selection rule table light source
When selecting bulbs LED should consider a number of subtleties that will focus on the best option. Consider the basic parameters that must be considered when choosing the right table lamp version.
What to look for in the first place?
First of all it is important to pay attention to the technical features LED bulbs, choose the most suitable for your purposes.
First you need to decide on the destination - it will indicate the necessary capacity, dimensions and other technical parameters. With the brightness required for a specific purpose, to help determine a comparative table with the usual lamp
The cost when choosing a secondary. Of course, if we talk about doroguschy designer lamps, sold in a single copy, it is not everyone dares to put behind him a tidy sum in euros.
Keep in mind that the more parameters in the lamp amenable to adjustment, the steeper. But this has a direct impact on its cost. Therefore, at the unwillingness to spend too much money, you should immediately decide on the range of options.
As for the result, then a simple device will illuminate the surface better than analog of a new collection of well-known brand
Another desirable to consider when selecting such moments:
- lampshade material - should be selected based on the style of the room, and assigned to the lamp function;
- type of light - scattered approach to create entourage and directed to illuminate the surface of the desktop;
- housing material - metal, plastic and wood are the most used options;
- shape and color- it depends on the taste of the consumer, but the functionality of this option has no effect;
- dimensions - valuable is the ability to change the height, tilt the product.
When choosing a model, it is necessary to pay attention to the bulb does not extend beyond the housing. Well, when the light is reflected from the inner cover the ceiling. Therefore, it is important that such a surface at the selected lamp had.
Choosing a model on the stand, you should inspect the bottom part for slip resistance - conscientious manufacturers provide rubberized areas
It is worth to test the design of a potential purchase - all components must function properly without making sharp sounds and a suspicious crash at turn and folded products
In a situation where the LEDs are integrated into the housing, the cover should hide the bulb, so it does not blinded eyes of the user. It is important that it be provided in the construction of the model, if it is to be used for household needs
Should pay attention to the type of light: neutral white - 3500-5000 Kelvin - is to work. Cold light - 6200 Kelvin - tires faster than warm, but it lets concentrate
Rubberized sites prevent slippage
Test design lamp assemblies
Lampshade should hide the light bulb
The lamp has several modes of illumination
An important indicator when buying is the reputation of the manufacturer - it is better than the more reliable will be bought by a lamp. However, this will affect the price.
Buy completely unknown Chinese lamps is not desirable - it is possible to run into a low-grade product is able to work only 1-3 months.
Some companies produce competitive devices - up to $ 20 cost a cool multi-function lamp. However, the Chinese LED brightness significantly inferior brand.
Additional features of devices
Table lamps in modern realities simply cease to be an additional illumination. Manufacturers care about is to give your product a maximum of options designed to make the customer more comfortable life.
The user is accustomed, that have to be at the table lamp height adjustable, a certain degree of tilt and rotation - it can bend in a specific range or the whole area without Borders
To get ahead of competitors, companies, manufacturers often equip their lamps unimaginable functions.
Additional features include the following occur:
- Focus mode - PC, for children, for reading and the other;
- regime change by timer;
- switch-on schedule;
- alarm clock;
- adjustable brightness;
The functional product, the higher its value. Yes, and a set of options will delight - all that can be useful, is concentrated in a table lamp.
Color management - this is the reality of desktop lamps. Due to the design RGB-LEDs room may be filled with any shade smoothly changing or adjusting its optional
Charge the battery of the smartphone is not getting up, is easy. Some models are equipped with a usb-port. In addition, stand-alone lighting gadget will be able to charge the battery using the resources of its local power supply
Turning on your phone or remote - remote option. Moreover, the phone can control multiple lights simultaneously, asking them various commands
The presence of connectors for memory cards and the ability to play music - a unique night-light ability. Volume and other parameters can be adjusted by itself. However, reading from a lamp will be uncomfortable
RGB-LED lamp design
Availability of usb-ports in a table lamp
Remote management option
The presence of connectors for memory cards
A common practice among the latest models of fixtures - built Dimmer. Most are not the cheapest devices have the option dimming lighting.
Review of the best producers
Among the manufacturers of LED lights many good companies, in good faith working in this market for many years. Their distinguishing feature - a representation of warranty period of production from 2 to 5 years.
However, there is among the new firms and those that guarantee does not apply to all types of damage. Therefore, before purchasing kindly clarify this point.
Foreigners in the Russian market
Foreigners a good reputation has a Belgian lighting products Massive, Japanese table lamps and lamp brand Supra Austrian company Globo. Best customers call brands such as Philips, Maxus, Osram AG and Xiaomi. We'll talk more about them.
Brand # 1 - Dutch company Philips
Segment leader for the production of LED products called the Dutch company on the right. Philips more than 120 years, produces lighting products for the general public.
Among the huge range of single direction allocated for the development and introduction of new technologies in the manufacture of LED lighting. The company uses an innovative approach to each item, in line with its availability.
In the catalog a number of versatile light bulbs with an E27 base, suitable to most table lamps. As well as the original model with integrated LEDs and filaments
Brand # 2 - American company Maxus
The US company, which showed itself only with the best hand. Moreover, for the goods it provides guarantees provided free replacement of the device similar to the case of premature failure of his. However, you can not on their own to try something to fix it.
Products several brands, including Intelite and Maxus LED, manufactured by the company Maxus International Corp.
Brand # 3 - The German company Osram AG
The German company registered the brand in 1906. It produces lighting products already a hundred years. Over the years the brand has won the trust of customers by offering reliable products.
Range lighting company Osram is rich and varied. But for now the priority of innovation, the release energy-saving models.
Brand # 4 - Chinese company Xiaomi
This breakthrough has made an incredibly young and ambitious company comes from China. Since 2010, the beginning of Xiaomi smartphone release. Every month increasing speed.
The secret of success in the strategy - it was selling products at a cost, and advertising is available in social networks, microblogs and enthusiastic users meetings
Now Xiaomi - the company is rapidly conquering the world with their intelligent and inexpensive technique. The same applies to lighting - it produces a range of Smart devices under four brand names: Yeelight, MiJia, COOWOO, Philips.
Video review of smart table LED-lamp (Philips development Xiaomei +) managed with the gadget:
Overview worthy domestic companies
A place of honor, Russian companies have occupied a niche in energy-saving equipment. Some of them have placed their production facilities in China, and others - in the country.
Location # 1 - the company "Era" with the same brand name
A Russian company, which started production in 2004. Her desk lamps an affordable price, unfussy design. They are both with built-in LED, and is screwed with lights.
On the advantages and disadvantages of LED "Era" we talked about bulbs This material.
Location # 2 - GC "Wharton" and its brand Gauss
GC "Wharton", specializing in the production of LED lamps for various purposes, is located in the Tula region. The company operates since 2008.
In addition to LED Gauss brand lampsIt offers customers products under the brand name Benetti and Awada.
Unique approach Gauss - filaments. Engineers use yarn with LEDs instead of tungsten. This element is a tiny crystals located on a special substrate
Place # 3 - GC "PERSPECTIVE GROUP" and its brand Jazzway
The brand produces LED products domestic GC "PERSPECTIVE GROUP» since 2008.
It has more than 1500 products, including 3 separate series of table lamps:
- LED candles.
LED Jazzway products It stands a decent quality and is quite popular among consumers.
Place # 4 - GC "Feron" and its brand Feron
GC "Feron" began its history in 1997, and a year later, sold the first batch of goods. A Russian company, whose production facilities are located in China.
Manual has strict requirements for lighting products manufactured thanks to modern equipment, takes care of the expansion of the model range
Consumers appreciated the efforts of domestic companies - the bulb for a long time do not lie in the warehouses of online stores.
Buyers note the positive feedback the brightness of the LEDs and the duration of each bulbs brand Feron.
Conclusions and useful videos on the topic
How to choose a lamp, taking into account the peculiarities of use:
Remaking a conventional LED lamp in their hands:
Choosing LED lamp as a source of additional illumination is better to first determine the type of product, type of attachment and the main characteristics.
With this easy to understand the wide range of goods offered by manufacturers offsuit, and buy the best model.
Do you want to supplement our material useful recommendations on choosing a table lamp? Or to share their experiences of using the LED lamp of one of the manufacturers mentioned in this article? Please write your opinion, tips and additions to the block below, adds a unique photo of your desk lamp to indicate the pros and cons, seen during the operation.